Shrimp Tacos With Citrus and Cabbage Slaw


Spice up taco night with these delectable shrimp tacos. The citrus and cabbage slaw uses both orange and lime juices for a tangy flavor profile.

Two shrimp tacos with citrus and cabbage slaw are served on a white plate.
Get the recipe. Photo: Anna Williams
Hands On Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 serves


  • ¼ cup fresh orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons sour cream

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • ¼ small cabbage (8 ounces), shredded

  • 1 cup corn kernels (from 1 to 2 ears, or frozen and thawed)

  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and chopped

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp

  • 8 small flour tortillas, warmed


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the orange and lime juices, sour cream, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

  2. Add the cabbage, corn, and jalapeño and toss to combine. Let sit, tossing occasionally, for 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  4. Season the shrimp with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Cook until opaque throughout, 2 to 3 minutes.

  5. Serve the shrimp with the tortillas and the slaw.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

392 Calories
9g Fat
47g Carbs
31g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 392
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 177mg 59%
Sodium 1095mg 48%
Total Carbohydrate 47g 17%
Protein 31g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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